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Bob Moffitt

Sacramento Region Reporter

Bob is an award-winning journalist who has been telling stories for as long as he can remember. 

He grew up watching California politics.  His father was a county supervisor.

He gained an affinity for the arts from his mother -a concert pianist and then an accomplished painter.  

Bob has always had a knack for getting to the truth of the matter and has made a name for himself with his coverage of the Sacramento Kings, flood protection, and life in the Sacramento region.  He is also known for his dry humor and ability to find the element in a story that others overlook. 

Bob is an avid sports fan who has written numerous articles for local and regional papers, while also working as a baseball, football, volleyball, basketball, and boxing announcer.

He met his future bride while they were both in Ms. Duncan's sixth grade class.  Twenty years later, they were married.  Bob and Joan have two daughters and a son.

To contact Bob, feel free to email him or call (916) 278-8916.

    Stories by Bob Moffitt

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    State Sues Gallo Over Hazardous Dust Used To Make Wine Bottles

    Monday, March 02, 2015

    The Department of Toxic Substances Control has sued Gallo glass -bottle-maker for Gallo wines. The suit alleges the company violated almost 50 laws in a five-year span. The company says it has put tons of waste to good use and out of landfills.

  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Sacramento City Council District 6 Candidates Make Their Pitch

    Friday, February 27, 2015

    Two candidates are running for the vacant Sacramento City Council District 6 seat.

  • Feds Reduce Water Allocation For California

    Friday, February 27, 2015

    The US Bureau of Reclamation says most farmers south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta will face a second year with no water from the Central Valley Project. Some farmers and cities may receive more.

  • Jeff Koons rendering / City of Sacramento

    Kings/City To Pay $8 Million For Piglet-Inspired Sculpture

    Thursday, February 26, 2015

    The Sacramento Kings and City of Sacramento have agreed to pay almost all of a $5.5 million fund set aside for arena art for a single piece. Three Kings owners ponied up another $1 million each to commission the work of New York artist Jeff Koons.

  • Proposal To Increase Garbage Bill Heads To Sacramento City Council

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015

    UPDATE: If you live in the City of Sacramento your garbage bill may go up by about a dollar a month starting in July. Last night, the Utility Rates Advisory Commission approved a proposal to increase rates each of the next three years.

  • Dave Conner / flickr

    Sacramento County Sheriff To Close Service Center

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015

    One of the department's seven service centers in the county will close Friday. The centers are typically used by people to report non-violent crime, have fingerprints taken, or host community events.

  • Crooks Posing As Utility Workers Target Sacramento

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015

    Suspect #1: Hispanic or White male adult, 5 feet 2 inches tall, 170 pounds, medium build, wearing an orange vest and hard hat. Suspect #2: Hispanic or White male adult in his mid-30s, 6 feet tall, heavy set, wearing an orange vest and hard hat.

  • Ballots To Be Mailed To Residents For Street Car Vote

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015

    Nearly 3,800 people who live close to a proposed street car line in downtown Sacramento will have the chance to vote on a special district that would collect property taxes for the $150 million project.

  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Meter Program Accelerated While Backyard Water Mains Wait

    Tuesday, February 24, 2015

    Tuesday night the Sacramento City Council approved a request to install about 51,000 meters by 2020. The City of Sacramento says speeding up the meter-installation program will bring more conservation and about 1,000 jobs to the city.

  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Sacramento Kings Planning For A Plan For Natomas

    Tuesday, February 24, 2015

    The Sacramento Kings and City of Sacramento told the Sacramento City Council last night there is no plan yet to develop the Sleep Train arena site once the Kings leave next fall.